PhD Alumni

Name / Degree / Year

First / Previous Position(s)

Current Position

Bruce Keswick / PhD / 79 Postdoctoral fellow, Baylor College Microbiologist, Proctor & Gamble
John Barnwell / PhD / 80 Postdoctoral fellow, National Institute for Allergy & Infectious Diseases, NIHStaff Scientist, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Chief, Malaria Research and Development Laboratories Unit, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Kevin Palmer / PhD / 82 Assistant Researcher, John A. Burns School of Medicine Malaria Control Technical Officer, World Health Organization, Western Pacific Region, Manila (retired)
Wesley Tamashiro / PhD / 83 Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Staff Development Scientist, Beckman Coulter, Inc.
Dave Ohashi / PhD / 83/b> Bacteriologist, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Professor, New Jersey Dental School
May Chu / PhD  / 85
Postdoctoral Fellow, Walter Reed Army Institute of ResearchStaff Scientist (Plague Specialist), Centers for Disease Control, Fort Coffins, Colorado Medical Officer, Alert and Response Operations (ARO) Programme, Department of Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response (CSR), World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Eugene Chan / PhD / 86  Assistant ProfessorUniversity of MalaysiaMalaysia ProfessorUniversity of MalaysiaMalaysia
George Hui / PhD / 86  Assistant Researcher, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Research Professor John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii
Srisakul Kliks / PhD /80                       Postdoctoral Fellow, Walter Reed Army Institute of ResearchProfessor, UC San Francisco School of Medicine Manager, Vaccine Safety Research Project, Pediatric Dengue Vaccine Initiative, Vector Borne Diseases Research Program, University of California Office of the President, Oakland, CA
Michael Langford / PhD / 90 Veterinarian, US Army Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, MD Senior Vice President and Chief ScientificOfficer, DynPort Vaccine Company LLC 
Zilka Terrientes /  PhD / 90
Associate Professor, University of Panama Professor, University of Panama
Christopher Locher / MS, PhD / 88,92                             Postdoctoral fellow, UC San Francisco School of MedicineResearch Scientist, UC San FranciscoResearch Scientist & Project Leader for malaria and alphavirus vaccines, Maxygen, Inc.Chairman of SAB/Vice President of Pre-clinical Development, Opsona Therapeutics, Dublin, Ireland Director, Neglected Disease InitiativesStrategic Research and Development Alliance NetworksVertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.Cambridge, MA
Zixian Zhao / PhD / 93 Pharmacological economist, Chicago pharmaceutical company Continuing in same position
Susan Mutambu / PhD / 95
Professor, University of Zimbabwe Professor, University of Zimbabwe
William Gosnell/PhD/98              Postdoctoral fellow/John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Junior Researcher, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii
Benjamin Vine/PhD/01 Junior Researcher, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii Principal, Hawaii Hoods and Scopes, Inc, Honolulu, HI
Lucienne Abe/PhD/03 Microbiologist, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Environmental Services Laboratory, Pearl Harbor, HIResearch Affiliate, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Continuing in same position
Todd Sasser/PhD/04 Staff Scientist, Alpha Innotech Corporation, San Leandro, CAStaff Scientist, Kodak Molecular Imaging, New Haven, CT Visiting ScholarThe University of Notre DameField Applications ScientistBruker Biospin (Magnetic Resonance), Bruker Corp., Billerica, MA
Robert McLinden/PhD/08 Business RepresentativeAdvanced Bioscience Laboratories, Inc.Kensington, MD Scientist IIUS Military HIV Research ProgramHenry M. Jackson FoundationRockville, MD
Moti Chapagain/MS, PhD/04,09 Assistant ResearcherJohn A. Burns School of MedicineUniversity of Hawaii Professor and HeadDept. of MicrobiologyChitwan Medical CollegeBharatpur, Nepal
Alexander Kayatani/PhD/10 Postdoctoral fellowMalaria Vaccine Development ProgramWalter Reed Army Institute of ResearchSilver Spring, MD Continuing in same position
Alan Garcia/MS,PhD/06,10 Research AssociateJohn A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Continuing in same position
Esther Volper/PhD/11 Postdoctoral fellowDuke-NUS Graduate Medical SchoolSingapore EIS Officer, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Yeung Lo Tutterrow /MS,PhD/08,11 Postdoctoral Research ScientistInfectious Disease Research InstituteSeattle, WA Continuing in same position
James Kelley/PhD/11 Postdoctoral fellowDept of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology & PharmacologyJohn A Burns School of MedicineUniversity of Hawaii Fogarty Global Health Fellow
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Mahidol University
Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Services
Bangkok, Thailand
Shogo John Miyagi/PhD/11 Pharm. D StudentUC San Francisco School of PharmacySan Francisco, CA Continuing in same position
Sody Munsaka/MS, PhD/07,12 Postdoctoral ResearcherDept. of MedicineJohn A Burns School of MedicineUniversity of Hawaii Lecturer/Researcher, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Kae Pusic/PhD/12 Postdoctoral ScholarCerebrovascular Disease and Aging LaboratoriesDept. of NeurologyThe University of Chicago,Chicago, IL Continuing in same position
Mukesh Kumar/MS,PhD/09,13 InstructorDept. of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology & PharmacologyJohn A Burns School of Medicine University of Hawaii Continuing in same position
Anna Babakhanyan/ PhD/13 Fogarty Global Health Fellow
University of Hawaii at Manoa, University of Yaounde, Cameroon.
Winifrida Kidima/ PhD/14 Lecturer, Dept. of Zoology, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania